Mount Olympos - Dion Day Trip from Thessaloniki

Starting Time
8.5 hours
Starting point
Free Cancellation
Free Cancellation

  • Visit the most sacred city of Ancient Macedonian Kingdom and learn about the mystery behind the worship of Zeus
  • Admire the view of the Mountain of the 12 Ancient Gods and imagine the importance of the location of Dion
  • Enjoy a coffee in a cute traditional coffee shop or a tasty lunch in one of the traditional tavernas under the large plane trees in the picturesque village of Old Panteleimon                                                                                                                                                                                             

Our journey to Myth and History starts by visiting the ancient city and sanctuary of Dion, dedicated to the most important and powerful Olympic God , Zeus, the king of ancient Greek Dodecatheon and the ruler of the universe.

The ancient people used to make sacrifices in the name of gods to please or appease them, among them the Great King of Macedonia,  Alexander. In the archaeological site of Dion we see a large temple dedicated to Zeus, and a series of temples dedicated to Demeter and Isis (the Egyptian god with the ability to create and destroy life), unique mosaic floors and ancient baths and ruins. Moving on, our experienced guide  will lead you to the  Dion Museum , where you will admire the ancient statues, relics and findings that were found in the site and listen to the myths and stories about everyday life of the people in ancient Dion.
Our tour ends in the  picturesque, traditional village of Old Panteleimon which is traced back to 14th century till the end of WW2 ,when it  was abandoned. There ,you will have the time to stroll around and discover the graphical narrow stone paved streets, the cute houses, the hidden taverns and coffee shops .
After our lunch break, we return back to the meeting points of the tour.

Tip: Do not forget to ask your guide about gastronomic recommendations!

  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Entrance fees (8 Euro per person)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Personal Expenses

The meeting point for the tour is the statue of Eleftherios Venizelos at 08:30 am, address: Egnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24.

Cancel up to 24 hours prior the date of the experience for a full refund.


11 Reviews


October 5th, 2019
“Another good day” Very interesting for anyone who enjoys learning about the history and archaeology of the place they are visiting. Also Mount Olympus I know...


July 28th, 2019
“Très bonne journée” Très bonne journée à Dion Et au mont Olympe. Nous étions un petit groupe malgré la haute saison, ce qui était très agréable pour...


July 15th, 2019
Amazing day learning about Olympus and Dion Great day spent learning about the ancient town of Dion and Mount Olympus. Our guide, Dimitra, shared so many...

Mike P

June 13th, 2019
The guide was very knowledgeable. The walk in Mount Olympus was dramatic followed by a nice lunch in the village.

Maria N

May 16th, 2019
Patty was a great guide! Very knowledgeable and friendly. We got plenty of Greek mythology lessons too! The shuttle bus was comfortable and the driver Kristoff...

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